Respiratory Therapists & Care Center

At Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, patients with conditions ranging from chronic asthma and bronchitis to pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer have access to highly skilled inpatient and outpatient respiratory care. Our specialized respiratory team is committed to providing quality, compassionate care to respiratory patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our team treats patients of all ages with advanced neonatal, pediatric and adult respiratory care services, and works with your primary doctor to ensure your care is customized to your personal needs. The Saint Francis Hospital Respiratory Care Department provides the following services:

  • Assist doctors with bronchoscopy procedures
  • Arterial blood gas collections and analysis
  • Perform pulmonary function testing
  • Adult and neonatal mechanical ventilation and weaning
  • Adult and neonatal intubations and extubations
  • Administration and education of Bi-PAP and CPAP
  • Aerosol therapy education and administration
  • Metered-inhaler education and administration
  • Chest percussion and postural drainage
  • Oxygen delivery and weaning
  • Pulse oximetry studies
  • Incentive spirometry
  • Breathing retraining
  • Panic control and relaxation techniques
  • Patient transports
  • Respond to medical response team calls
  • Resuscitation procedures
  • Assist on infant deliveries
  • Neonatal pulmonary surfactant administration

If you have questions about respiratory care at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis or would like to learn more, please call us at (901) 765-1000.

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